Privateer taking shape

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The nearly decade long dream of John Meekins is taking shape — literally. The Privateer, an amphibious turbine pusher, has been in development for more than seven years. Continue Reading →

Zenith aircraft training Chinese pilots

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

Zenith recently shipped its 45th kit for a STOL CH 750 to China. Continue Reading →

Airplane shipments and billings up in first quarter of year

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) show that in the first quarter of 2014, total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments increased 11.9%, from 447 in 2013 to 500 in 2014. Billings for GA... Continue Reading →

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Solar-powered plane takes flight

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

Solar Flight revealed it has been test flying a new solar powered airplane called the Sunseeker Duo. Continue Reading →

UND orders additional Piper trainers

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

Piper Aircraft has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation, which provides training and aircraft for the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Continue Reading →

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Quicksilver earns FAA acceptance for SLSA

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Quicksilver Aeronautics has been informed by FAA that its audit to produce the Sport 2S model as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft has been satisfactorily concluded. The model will officially be known as the Sport L-S2S and marketed as the Sport... Continue Reading →

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EASA approves G1000 for Piper Seminoles

Posted on May 2nd, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate validation from the European Aviation Safety Agency to incorporate the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seminole aircraft models. Continue Reading →

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PS-28 Cruiser Wins Aerokurier Innovation Award

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by

Czech Sport Aircraft’s PS-28 Cruiser has won the Aerokurier Innovation Award 2014 in the category of Aircraft Of The Future. Continue Reading →

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Seeker America acquires Seabird Aviation

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by

ALBUQUERQUE — Seeker America, a subsidiary of the global aviation company CSI Aviation, has acquired the Australian airplane manufacturer, Seabird Aviation. Continue Reading →

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Mooney kicks off online auction for new airplane

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

SUN ‘n FUN marked the first public event for Mooney International to officially kickoff its comeback tour to the aviation industry. To celebrate the occasion, CEO Jerry Chen launched an online charity auction to purchase the first new production Mooney... Continue Reading →